Monday 26 December 2022

[Post 197] Living In An Airplane In The Woods For $370 A Month | Unlocked


Bruce Campbell, 73, lives in a Boeing 727 200-passenger jetliner that is 1,066 square feet and weighs around 70,000 pounds. He bought the plane for $100,000 in 1999 and spends $370/month on property taxes and electricity.

Unlocked is a new home tour series focused on how much people across the U.S. spend on their housing, what they get for the money and what they had to sacrifice to make it happen.

Thursday 15 December 2022

[Post 196] How Drinks Helped Dunkin' Become a $9 Billion Empire | The Economics Of | WSJ


Dunkin’ started out as a small doughnut-and-coffee shop in Massachusetts in 1948 and has grown to over 12,000 stores in 40 countries. WSJ’s Heather Haddon explains why the company chose to focus on drinks – not doughnuts.

Tuesday 6 December 2022

[Post 195] How I Earn $6,500/Month In Passive Income | Fired Up


Amberly Grant, 34, vowed to be a millionaire after reading her first finance book at age 15. Then, in college, she discovered the FIRE movement, which stands for financial independence, retire early, and began working toward her dream of retiring early. Living in Denver, she was hired as a full-time project manager, started investing in real estate and launched a financial education side hustle. Today, Grant has accumulated a net worth of $835,000, and recently welcomed her first child.